Outdoor Links You’ll Like – July 3

Posted: July 3, 2012 in Fun, Outdoor
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Recent Outdoor News

News like this makes me smile. Progress sometimes means erasing past progress – “Removing two dams in Olympic National Park

“The case of economic impact of recreation” – http://adventureblog.nationalgeographic.com/2012/06/26/oia-making-an-economic-case-for-outdoor-recreation/

Climbing News

Billy Westbay, Jim Bridwell (in the nice vest), and John Long after the first one-day ascent of the Nose in 1975. (Image Source: Wikipedia)

Many multi-pitch routes in Yosemite take expert climbers a few days to complete. But, the new time record of a couple hours is insane. Read the NatGeo article.

Also, here’s the 60 Minutes interview with Alex Honnold VIDEO from last fall that generated lots of buzz.

Outdoor Photography

Ansel Adams photographer of the year. Here are some of his award-winning shots of U.S. National Parks.

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul — John Muir

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